Nestled in a little village on the Shropshire and Staffordshire border, Sambrook Manor holiday cottages offer self catering accommodation for long or short breaks. The Old farm buildings have been lovingly converted into four high standard holiday cottages which are fully equipped with all the essentials, crisp white bed linen, fluffy towels, underfloor heating and Wi-Fi. Churn cottage and The Stables are suitable for assisted wheelchair users. Our self catering cottages sleep a total of 26 and are perfect for families and friends getaways, business trips, groups or romantic escapes.

We are situated 5 minutes from the old market towns of Newport or Market Drayton, 20 minutes from Telford and Ironbridge and just 30 minutes from Shrewsbury, Stafford and The Potteries. Sambrook is a lovely picturesque little village with quiet lanes to explore and mill pools dotted about. There are lots of great walks or cycle routes for all abilities straight from your cottage door. So why not leave all your troubles behind and relax in the beautiful barns at Sambrook Manor holiday cottages.

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"Running short of superlatives, as always, a great stay, cottage still feels like new and incredible how all this is maintained to such a high standard whilst having to deal with all the jobs needed on a working farm. Thanks again. PS fillet steaks were great."

Paul, Georgie, Abi & Imogen

Stoke-On-Trent or The Potteries

As it is affectionately known due to its history as the centre of the British pottery industry in the 18th century, today there are still many pottery factories & museums to explore including –
World of Wedgwood which houses one of the most important industrial collections in existence also factory tour, creative studio, tea room, restaurant, Wedgewood shop and factory outlet.
Gladstone Pottery Museum - The only complete Victorian pottery factory offering a fascinating insight into what life was like for men, women and children working in a typical pot bank Get hands on with daily pot throwing, bone china flower making and pottery decorating workshops.
Emma Bridgwater - Take an award winning tour of the factory or create a masterpiece all of your own in the decorating studio, visit the factory or gift shop then relax for lunch or afternoon tea in the café.
Middleport Pottery home of Burleigh pottery which has been created here using traditional methods since 1889. Take a look inside a huge grade II listed bottle kiln. Friendly volunteers are on hand to answer any questions. Book a factory tour and see Burleigh pottery being made using the same handicraft methods as in the 1880’s also on site is a shop & tea room.

Adventures & thrills

For an action-packed fun day out, we have a number of places within driving distance of our holiday cottages.
Drayton Manor Theme Park – Here you will find a variety of  exciting roller coasters and attractions for all ages, also the home of Thomas land where the younger ones can enjoy the thrills of a roller coaster and enjoy the shows.  If you have enough of the rides there is also a zoo with over 100 animals including red pandas, monkeys and Sumatran tigers.
Waterworld – A water theme park located in Stoke-On-Trent with over 30 rides for all different ages and abilities or have a splashing time in the wave pool or just relax in the jacuzzi.
Hawkstone park & Follies -  An 18th century theme park and a great day out, you won’t find any roller coasters here instead you will find awesome caves to explore, gullies, towers & bridges.  Climb the 150-step spiral staircase to get some great views, 13 counties can be seen on a clear day.  Take a picnic or eat in the glass house tea rooms.  Prepare to come back to the cottages exhausted.
Wonderland, Telford  An Adventure for little ones where they can take a walk around the woodland paths to find fairy-tale characters and their houses, rides suitable for children only up to the height of 4ft, soft play area, maze &  dinosaur valley to keep small ones entertained.
West Midlands Safari & Leisure Park As well as a drive through safari park there is also an adventure theme park with rides suitable for various heights and a tiny tots theme park especially for little explorers.  Daily shows include the sea lion show, reptiles talk, hippo feeing, penguin feeding and lemur talk.
Escape Rooms - Get locked in a room and have 60 minutes to find clues and by using your skills, teamwork and logical thinking can you get out on time?  Escape rooms is located in Shrewsbury and there is also Xscape Now and Adventure Vault in Telford.
Cadbury World - A fun chocolate filled day out where you can learn all about this delicious chocolate in a self-guided tour which had a 4D cinema, children’s playground, museum and factory tour with free chocolate testing.
Climbing the Walls (Shrewsbury) - Huge indoor climbing space with 25 fun climbing activities to challenge your brain, balance and motor skills.  Action walls, bouldering and 12-meter high tall walls all available to test your skill or just wear the kids out, all inside and great for a rainy day.
Alton Towers - Just an hour away is the UK’s biggest theme park and waterpark.  With over 40 rides and attractions there is something for everyone to enjoy.  Also CBeebies Land with rides, attractions and live shows.

Indian & Chinese restaurants/takeaways

Newport has a good selection of Indian restaurants which all do take-out, many also deliver to the cottages through Just Eat –

  • The Taste of Paradise - Indian
  • Masala- Indian
  • Shimla tandoori restaurant & take a way - Indian
  • Spice Island – Indian
  • Wan Loi – take out only
Indian & Chinese restaurants and take a way in Market Drayton -
  • Oruna - Indian
  • Pickles - Indian
  • Jaipur – Indian
  • Foodshion – Chinese & Tai
  • Golden House – Chinese take out only
This is just a small selection of the many great places there is to eat just a short distance from Sambrook Manor holiday cottages.